Our local NCT communities know how to create great events that are fun for families of all shapes and sizes. Local walking groups can be a great way to get out and about with your baby and chat to other parents. You may even find a teddy bear’s picnic, a Cheeky Monkey Tea Party or a themed party not far from home.

Family-friendly fun activities

Summer picnics

Getting together with other families for a local picnic can be a fun opportunity to make new friends. Join your local NCT community to find out which baby and family-friendly events are happening.

Walking groups

Get together with other parents and go for a walk with your baby in the buggy. Find out about walks in the local NCT community by becoming a member, or joining the local Facebook group.

Big Push

Our research shows that only half of new mothers with a mental health problem receive the treatment they need. We want to change the stigma around parental mental health. Our local NCT communities organise sponsored walks to help combat loneliness, reduce stigma and get people walking and talking! Invite families and friends to join in and raise funds to help give loneliness the Big Push. You can even organise your own Big Push.

Cheeky Monkey Tea Parties

If you're looking for something to keep your cheeky monkeys entertained this spring, summer or winter then our fun family parties might be perfect for you.

From yummy cakes to face painting, we make sure there’s an activity for every family member to enjoy. 

We welcome everyone from the local community to join and the money raised by these events helps us in lots of ways – from helping with a local NCT community’s venue costs to keeping our infant feeding line open.

Themed or seasonal parties

Our local NCT community works hard to organise amazing events throughout the year. Easter parties, Summer fun, Baby Raves, Halloween, Christmas…and even nights just for parents to let off steam. Helping to raise funds and bring families together, these parties are filled with plenty of noise and laughter for all ages. 

Support your local NCT community

Volunteer with your local group

Our local NCT communities across the UK help over 700,000 parents get together each year. Can you help arrange a local event for parents? It can be as big as a Big Push or as small as a local tea party.

To find what difference you can make, contact your local NCT community

No local parties? Organise your own

We have loads of fun ideas and ways that you can raise funds for NCT while having some family fun. Any funds you raise will help support our national work, including our campaigns for improving the parenting journey, keeping our trusted website information up-to-date and our infant feeding line open.

Find out how to put the fundraising into family and community events.

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